"Doing their homework, Jamaica". Group of school children seated outside with books and slates.; Walker was editor of the Methodist Missionary Society's journals, The Foreign Field, 1914-1932, and it's successor The Kingdom Overseas 1933-1945. He published 18 books and numerous pamphlets, including biographies of Thomas Birch Freeman and William Carey. He travelled to the mission fields extensively, visiting the West Indies in 1930. The earliest Wesleyan mission began in the West Indies when, in 1786, Thomas Coke, destined for Nova Scotia, was driven off course by a storm and landed at Antigua in the British West Indies. There he dieveloped a successful mission of both slaves and landowners. Within a few years almost every colony in the West Indies had been reached.